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Bang Goes the Theory: Series 8: Ageing

Bang Goes the Theory: Series 8: Ageing | Psychology | Scoop.it
The team investigate the ill effects of old age, from weakened bones to dementia.
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Stalker Types — All about stalkers by Katherine Ramsland — Crime Library

Stalker Types — All about stalkers by Katherine Ramsland — Crime Library | Psychology | Scoop.it
Inside the mind of the Stalker, from truTV.com's Crime Library
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Social scientists 'get best jobs'

Social scientists 'get best jobs' | Psychology | Scoop.it
Students looking for paid work after graduating should take a social science degree, research suggests.
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Why do women murder?

Why do women murder? | Psychology | Scoop.it
Two men have been found guilty of aiding triple murderer Joanne Dennehy. What makes her case so rare, and why do women kill?
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Fingerprints give police new clues

Fingerprints give police new clues | Psychology | Scoop.it
A new technology being trialled by West Yorkshire Police can provide vital clues about a suspect's activities before committing a crime.
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Autism 'begins long before birth'

Autism 'begins long before birth' | Psychology | Scoop.it
Scientists say they have new evidence that autism begins in the womb with changes in the early development of the brain.
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The effect of floods on mental health

The effect of floods on mental health | Psychology | Scoop.it
Public Health England has said it will look into researching the impact the recent storms can have on mental health.
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BBC - It's a Mad World Season

BBC - It's a Mad World Season | Psychology | Scoop.it
A season of BBC Three films looking at a range of mental health issues affecting young people in Britain today.
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'Love hormone' may treat anorexia

'Love hormone' may treat anorexia | Psychology | Scoop.it
A hormone released during childbirth and sex could be used as a treatment for the eating disorder anorexia nervosa, scientists suggest.
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Claire DeLise's curator insight, March 25, 2014 12:17 PM

Its fascinating the power that the bonding drug oxytocin can have over a person. I suppose feeling a dose of oxytocin would help a person feel better and maybe help them be more resilient against anorexia.

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'Love drug' increases group lying

'Love drug' increases group lying | Psychology | Scoop.it
Members of a group are more likely to lie after they inhale the "love hormone" oxytocin, a study finds.
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Ketamine 'exciting' depression therapy

Ketamine 'exciting' depression therapy | Psychology | Scoop.it
The illegal party drug, ketamine, is an "exciting" and "dramatic" new treatment for depression, say doctors who have conducted the first trial in the UK.
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Study describes family killer types

Study describes family killer types | Psychology | Scoop.it
Criminologists find four distinct types of "family annihilator" from an analysis of newspaper crime reports from 1980 to 2012.
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DNA found in 1930 murder mystery

DNA found in 1930 murder mystery | Psychology | Scoop.it
Scientists hope to identify an unknown murder victim from more than 80 years ago after finding a DNA trace on samples taken at the time.
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Thieves tried to steal the ashes of SIGMUND FREUD smashing the urn in botched raid on crematorium

Thieves tried to steal the ashes of SIGMUND FREUD smashing the urn in botched raid on crematorium | Psychology | Scoop.it
A 2,300-year-old urn containing the ashes of the psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud was damaged in an attempted burglary at Golders Green Crematorium in North London.
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Crime scene forensics: The detective work

Crime scene forensics: The detective work | Psychology | Scoop.it
Fingerprints, DNA, and blood stain analysis are all key in convicting criminals, but building a case is not always simple.
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Study: Female brain 'more resilient'

Study: Female brain 'more resilient' | Psychology | Scoop.it
Autism is less common in girls than in boys because their brains are more resilient, research suggests.
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Mental health help 'needed in schools'

Mental health help 'needed in schools' | Psychology | Scoop.it
More help and advice on the mental health needs of children in schools and online would help pick up cases earlier, an expert says.
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The UK's only school 'dementia cafe'

The UK's only school 'dementia cafe' | Psychology | Scoop.it
Okehampton College has its own "memory cafe" and School Reporters learn how it helps people and their loved ones who are affected by dementia.
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Can cognitive behavioural therapy really change our brains?

Can cognitive behavioural therapy really change our brains? | Psychology | Scoop.it
CBT is used to treat a variety of depression and anxiety disorders. But how does it actually work?
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